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Security Culture

Incorporating security awareness into your company culture is important for building security maturity and influencing positive results. A well-put-together security culture boosts a business or organization’s overall security position. It also encourages IT and end-users to collaborate in detecting malicious activity that could lead to a security attack. Security awareness

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Information Governance

What is Information Governance “Information governance is a holistic approach to managing corporate information by implementing processes, roles, controls and metrics that treat information as a valuable business asset,” (Scott Robinson, Tech Target, 2021). Although information governance is not specific to the ITAD world, it is still a vital component

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Sustainable IT Practices

There are several benefits associated with embracing sustainable IT practices within a business. However, “going green” is not considered the same thing as sustainability, as it is more associated with an organization’s holistic approach and capabilities. “Despite the many benefits of sustainable IT, organizations are paying little attention to the

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Effective ITAD Compliance

Regulatory compliance, especially in the ITAD industry, is a very vital component. I.T. asset disposition companies, including Lifespan, deal with valuable inventory for resale; data destruction and erasure of sensitive information; promote environmental stewardship through proper recycling of retired I.T. assets; comply with specific processes and protocols; adhere to health

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COVID-19 and the Global E-Waste Crisis

The once traditional office space has turned into a deserted area, as numerous employers have chosen to shift their employees to remote settings due to the impacts of COVID-19. With this shift, many have adapted to remote work environments—using their laptops, second screens and other technology from the comfort of

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Minimize E-Waste with the Right-to-Repair Movement

The Right-to-Repair movement is aimed to save consumers money while ensuring longer product lifespan and minimizing e-waste by eliminating planned obsolescence. By definition, “Right-to-Repair is a category of laws that require manufacturers of consumer electronics and other goods to build their products in a way that allows customers to repair

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Don’t Toss Your Tech: Recycle It!

Nowadays, many people around the globe carry electronic devices with them each day. Whether it be a smartphone, laptop, or tablet, we have constant digital access capabilities on a 24/7 basis. Electronic use has become more common in our daily lives and many individuals feel they need the latest technology

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Cybersecurity for Individuals and Organizations

For both individuals and organizations, considering all cybersecurity risks is important for guaranteeing protection against cybersecurity attacks. There are a few tips individuals can follow to prevent cyber-attacks. Individuals should stay up-to-date on the latest security updates for their internet-connected devices. This includes smartphones, laptops, tablets, outdoor video cameras, etc.

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COVID-19, Remote Work, and Effective ITAD

The Shifting Landscape of Work The impact of COVID-19 is wide ranging. As such, it has been affecting different industries across the globe. Not often discussed is the increase of e-waste. We’re already facing a dire e-waste problem. Enterprises shifting to remote work could exacerbate the issue. Companies are scrambling

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Raising Awareness of E-Waste

Lifespan is a global provider of ITAD. Which means we deal with the issue of e-waste on a regular basis. As a result, we’re happy to see that the third annual International E-Waste Day has gotten the most attention yet! Moreover, E-Waste affect us all and will likely become a

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The Morgan Stanley Breach

A Opportunity to Learn What we can learn from the Morgan Stanley data breach is that our past mistakes can have lasting effects. The cause of the breach was due to old equipment that was disposed of but not properly wiped. They did the right thing and notified their affected

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